My job imploded when I tried to juggle motherhood and a conference call

My job imploded when I tried to juggle motherhood and a conference call

Like "BBC Dad," whose kids interrupted a live TV broadcast, I was a work-from-home parent juggling professional and personal duties.
10,000 Takes

Born-and-raised Irishman learns to love St. Patrick's Day in St. Paul

March 15
Born-and-raised Irishman learns to love St. Patrick's Day in St. Paul
American celebrations were initially shocking, but this Irishman learned to embrace the festivities after moving to the Twin Cities.
10,000 Takes

Minnesotans are loving this mild winter, but I want more cold and snow

February 28
Minnesotans are loving this mild winter, but I want more cold and snow
A Minnesota transplant longs for more of winter's finest.
Variety
February 22

In becoming a U.S. citizen, I realized I've been an American all along

I grew up in the U.S., and finally became a citizen last week. The significance is still sinking in.
Variety
February 14

My secret to making friends in the Twin Cities? Lots of Tinder dates

Part of the reason is the simplicity: Online dating was the easiest way to meet people when I moved to the Twin Cities two years ago. And part of it is just me.
Variety
February 1

I live in Portugal now – but all I do is long for Minnesota

I live in one of the world's most beautiful cities, the latest in a string of idyllic places where my wife and I have lived for my job. My Minnesota friends and family tell me I'm living a dream. Yet I find myself dreaming of the City of Lakes.
Variety
January 27

Jana Shortal: Mary Tyler Moore left the light on for newswomen like me

Her spunky, stylish example has sustained me throughout my career at KARE 11.
Variety
January 23

Best thing about new 'Star Wars'? Girls like me won't have to play Chewbacca

With just one female character, the original movies were a drag for imaginative little girls.
Variety
January 9

Living with parents? This Concordia University student is glad she never left

Finances forced her hand, but the living situation also helped her appreciate her parents.
Variety
January 2

His side hustle? This Minnesota professional earns extra money shoveling snow

Shoveling isn't easy, but the work reminds him where he came from.